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Home Performance Tips: For a More Comfortable and Energy Efficient Home

While the new presidential administration is rolling back regulations and initiatives around environmental protection and energy, consumers still have a lot of ‘power’ when it comes to choosing who to purchase electricity from and how to reduce their consumption. According to the EIA electricity data, residential consumers already pay the highest cost per kWh compared…
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Energy Efficiency and the 45th President’s Administration

Over the first couple weeks in office, the new presidential administration is rolling back regulations and initiatives around environmental protection and energy. This in turn is leaving consumers less protection from big business which will have an even stronger grip on controlling energy costs and policy. So, what’s happening on the individual policy levels? Appliance standards…
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Energy Saving Solutions: Solar Shingled-Roof in NW DC

I was driving in DC, avoiding traffic, when I saw a house with a solar-shingled roof! Very Cool! Solar shingles are photovoltaic cells designed to look like and integrate with conventional roofing materials. Recently they have become price-competitive with bolt-on panels resulting in increased popularity. One of the issues I face when recommending energy saving…
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Announcement: Women’s Business Center silent auction!

Bid on a Home Energy Audit The Maryland Women's Business Center is hosting a silent auction as part of their Step Up for Women Entrepreneurs event! One of the items up for auction is a Home Energy Audit with Energy Efficiency Experts and $250 off insulation installation (total valued at $650). You can bid on…
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